The machine man
The case for and against Eric Adams. As it stands, the current Borough President of Brooklyn is ahead in the race to become the next mayor of New York. But what will he do if he wins the coveted position? In this instalment of Slow Boring, David Schleicher — a Professor of Law at Yale Law School — reflects on the positives and concerns of the 21st-century political machine that Eric Adams is attempting to create.
From Matthew Yglesias